List of Articles
The Nature of Existence
Summary: Video Article: Independent philosoper Dan Rowden discusses existence and consciousness, concluding with an examination of the self.
The Universal Dialectic
Summary: Proposes a fundamental principle of unified duality and links it to humanist concepts of progress and advancement.
The Black Box
Summary: Surveys the scope of the artificial intelligence problem, and how it is inextricably tied to all aspects of philosophy.
Summary: Discusses the problem of reconciling omniscience in the case of deities with ideas of perfection and free will.
Summary: Highlights problems with traditional Christian doctrines and attempts to resolve them through a dualistic framework.
The Tao of Physicalism
Summary: Argues that an epistemically-oriented physicalism is consistent with properly-interpreted Eastern "mystical" views.
Freedom, Capitalism, and Work
Summary: Re-examines the work ethic in Western culture, and discusses the coercive nature of modern capitalist society.
Summary: A basic introduction to dialectics and dialectical monism for general readers. Draws conclusions consistent with progressivism.
Summary: Proposes a model for Nietzsche-style "eternal recurrence" based on the Transactional Interpretation of quantum mechanics.
Taming the Multiverses
Summary: Speculates that discrete multiverse "levels" within Max Tegmark's "ultimate ensemble theory" may be amenable to unification.